Greenhouse gases reach a new record as nations fall behind on climate pledges

Greenhouse gases reach a new record as nations fall behind on climate pledges

October 26, 20222:39 PM ET

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

A cow walks through a field as an oil pumpjack and a flare burning off methane and other hydrocarbons stand in the background in the Permian Basin in Jal, N.M., Oct. 14, 2021.

David Goldman/AP

GENEVA — The three main greenhouse gases hit record high levels in the atmosphere last year, the U.N. weather agency said Wednesday, calling it an “ominous” sign as war in Ukraine, rising costs of food and fuel, and other worries have elbowed in on longtime concerns about global warming in recent months.

full story: https://www.npr.org/2022/10/26/1131671933/greenhouse-gases-record-climate-pledges-un

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